Trump pulls up Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

Washington [U.S.A.] Aug 22 : United States President Donald Trump has pulled up Pakistan for providing safe haven to terrorists and exhorted Islamabad to exhibit more commitment to fight...

Aug 21, 2017 9:47 AM | Newsscroll

Trump seeks India's more help in Afghanistan

Washington [U.S.A.] Aug 22 : United States President Donald Trump has sought more help from India in Afghanistan. Speaking from the Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Va., Trump said,...

Aug 21, 2017 9:47 AM | Newsscroll

Pakistan brushes off fears over Trump's Afghan strategy

Rawalpindi, Aug 21 Pakistan's military brushed off speculation today that a new US strategy for neighbouring Afghanistan could include taking a stronger line against Islamabad, insisting the country...

Aug 22, 2017 2:09 AM | Newsscroll

Rocket lands in Kabul diplomatic area: police

Kabul, Aug 21 A rocket landed in the heavily fortified diplomatic area of the Afghan capital Kabul, police said, hours before US President Donald Trump was due to announce his long-awaited strategy...

Aug 22, 2017 1:55 AM | Newsscroll

Trump to announce new Afghan, South Asia strategy: White House

(Eds: Adds fresh inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 21 President Donald Trump will announce America's new strategy in Afghanistan today, amid reports that his administration could be mulling a...

Aug 21, 2017 5:58 PM | Newsscroll

Taliban assault underway in Afghan district: Afghan police

Kabul, Aug 21 An Afghan police official says that the Taliban have launched an attack in northern Jawzjan province, trying to capture the district headquarters and setting off heavy fighting.Gen...

Aug 21, 2017 1:59 PM | Newsscroll

Trump to announce new Afghan strategy: White House

(Eds: Adds details, McCain criticism)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 21 US President Donald Trump will announce America's new strategy in Afghanistan today, nearly 16 years after the war began in the...

Aug 21, 2017 10:38 AM | Newsscroll

Ahead of Trump's Afghan policy, Commander of U.S. forces in Kabul says winning war is critical

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 21 : The commander of United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, has said that winning the war...

Aug 20, 2017 11:27 AM | Newsscroll

President Trump has made military strategy decision on Afghanistan, confirms Defence Secy

Washington [US], August 21 : United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has confirmed that a decision has been made on a military strategy in Afghanistan. "I am very comfortable that the...

Aug 20, 2017 4:12 AM | Newsscroll

Imran Khan opposes fencing of Durand Line, favours European style ties with Afghanistan

Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan has opposed the fencing along the disputed 2,500km Durand Line with Afghanistan and favoured having an open border...

Aug 19, 2017 11:54 AM | Newsscroll